Other Conditions - Summary

Cushing's disease - a condition which can affect dogs in general and is not thought to be an hereditary disease in the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. link to Cushing's page...


Deafness - In 1997 and 1998 a very small number of Wheatens were identified with varying degrees of deafness. link to Deafness page...


Degenerative Myelopathy (Faling Back Legs) - is a disease that causes progressive deterioration of the spinal cord in older dogs, eventually resulting in total rear end paralysis. link to Degenerative Myelopathy page...


Ectopic Ureter - can affect dogs in general and is not thought to be an hereditary disease in the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. link to Ectopic Ureter page...


Eye problems - Persistent Pupillary Membranes. Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Retinal Folds and Microphthalmia. Details of eye testing. link to Eye problems page...


Hip Dysplasia - is a term which describes developmental and other abnormalities involving the hip joint with the possibility of a genetic influence. link to Hip Dysplasia page...


Lungworm - The problem arises when dogs purposefully or accidentally eat common garden pests when rummaging through undergrowth.. link to Lungworm page...


Luxating Patella - is a condition which can affect dogs in general and Toy breeds specifically, but is not thought to be an hereditary disease in the Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. link to Luxating Patella page...


Skin Allergies - Wheatens can be prone to itchy skin, in particular, excessive biting, licking and nibbling of the paws. link to Skin Allergies page...


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